Symbolic gestures, magical thinking: New Year’s resolutions | Health4News

“I will definitely give up smoking – that’s my New Year’s resolution,” she stated emphatically as she thumped her fist on the table to underline her determination. “All very well”, I thought, as I sat opposite her in my medical consulting room in October.
What is it about New Year’s resolutions …
Symbolic gestures, magical thinking: New Year’s resolutions

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